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[movies]Family doctor - Wellcome Library
Dramatisation of the work of a general practitioner and his relationship with one family of patients. Includes a sequence where the doctor offers a female patient a cigarette in his surgery whilst they discuss divorce. The film illustrates some of the pressures a family doctor would be under at the time, and highlights that every patient is an individual. The elder GP speaks with some irony about the pressures on his time but his empathy and willingness to help patients reaps dividends in his re...
Keywords: Family Practice; Medical profession; Family Practice; Medical. Health care personnel
Downloads: 330
[movies]Four female acrobats - Wellcome Library
Shows a variety of acrobatic movements to demonstrate the action of muscles, vertebral column, hip and shoulder joints in living subjects. Four female acrobats perform a variety of movements while interspersed radiograms show the spine in various positions. 5 segments.
Keywords: Anatomy; Muscles; Human physiology; Anatomy; Muscles; Health care personnel
Downloads: 929
[movies]Still going places - Wellcome Library
Demonstrates practical ways in which chronically ill or acutely disabled patients of advanced years can be helped to live useful, self-sufficient lives. The film uses case studies from various patients who have become inactive and needed rehabilitation. 5 segments.
Keywords: Rehabilitation; Geriatrics; Physical Therapy Modalities; Geriatrics; Rehabilitation; Geriatrics; Physical Therapy Modalities; Health care personnel
Downloads: 74
[movies]Sewage disposal - Wellcome Library
Outline of domestic collecting system disposal into the sea direct, via tidal storage tanks. Purification by Imhoff tank and sprinkling filters. Purification by sand filtration. 2 segments.
Keywords: Environmental Health; Sewage; Waste treatment; Environmental Health; Sewage; Health care personnel
Downloads: 153
[movies]Methods of measuring metabolism and basal metabolism : Krogh and Douglas bag - Wellcome Library
As a means of determing metabolism, this film shows the laboratory technique for obtaining and measuring the volume of expired air samples using a Spirometer (an apparatus for measuring the volume of air inspired and expired by the lungs) and the Krogh and Douglas bag (a canvas bag impermeable to gas). 3 segments.
Keywords: Metabolism; Respiratory System; Physiology; Human physiology; Respiratory systems; Metabolism; Respiratory System; Physiology; Health care personnel
Downloads: 150
[movies]The development of endotracheal anaesthesia - Wellcome Library
Sir Ivan Magill discusses endotracheal anaesthesia with Dr. Cyril Scurr. Sir Ivan describes why he decided to devote himself to anaesthetics and how he began to develop this particular technique. 2 segments.
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Anesthesia; Medical sciences; Medicine -- History; Anesthesia; Health care personnel
Downloads: 113
[movies]Diphtheria - Wellcome Library
A film showing the outstanding features of the campaign against diphtheria - includes diagrams detailing how the condition affects the body and footage of children with the disease being treated in hospital. 3 segments.
Keywords: Diphtheria; Communicable Diseases; Pediatrics; Pediatrics; Medical sciences; Diphtheria; Communicable Diseases; Pediatrics; Health care personnel
Downloads: 445
[movies]A talk with Sir Henry Dale - Wellcome Library
Sir Henry Dale, pharmacologist, Nobel Prize for Medicine recipient, and chairman of the Wellcome Trust, is interviewed by Dr R. Proster Liston, chairman of the BMA Film Committee, in regard to some of the major achievements with which he has been associated in his long and distinguished career. 5 segments.
Keywords: Pharmacology; Acetylcholine; Norepinephrine; Ergonovine; Oxytocin; Histamine; Pharmacology; Pharmacology; Acetylcholine; Norepinephrine; Ergonovine; Oxytocin; Histamine; Health care personnel
Downloads: 62
[movies]Mechanism of normal heart - Wellcome Library
Shows diagrams of heart and sinus-node mechanism, excitation-wave pathway, interpretation of electrocardiagraph. 2 segments.
Keywords: Cardiology; Heart; Electric Stimulation; Heart; Cardiology; Heart; Electric Stimulation; Health care personnel
Downloads: 695
[movies]Body framework - Wellcome Library
General considerations. Examples of mammalian skeletal variations. Naked eye structure of bone. Chemical constitution of bone. Growth and repair of bone. Rickets. Joints. 3 segments.
Keywords: Skeleton; Anatomy; Bone and Bones; Rickets; Joints; Human physiology; Skeleton; Anatomy; Bone and Bones; Rickets; Joints; Health care personnel
Downloads: 470
[movies]Tuberculosis - Wellcome Library
Gives simple diagrams of pathology of tuberculosis bacilli and shows school health examination, tuberlin testing, preparation of tuberculin, x-ray and treatment of suspected case. 3 segments.
Keywords: Respiratory System; Communicable Diseases; Tuberculosis; X-Rays; Medical sciences; Respiratory System; Communicable Diseases; Tuberculosis; X-Rays; Health care personnel
Downloads: 561
[movies]Blood - Wellcome Library
An elementary but comprehensive survey of some of the clinical aspects of blood. 2 segments.
Keywords: Hematology; Blood; Erythrocytes; Leukocytes; Plasma; Blood Platelets; Medical sciences; Hematology; Blood; Erythrocytes; Leukocytes; Plasma; Blood Platelets; Health care personnel
Downloads: 785
[movies]Childbirth as an athletic feat - Wellcome Library
A class of expectant mothers practise ante-natal exercises designed by Kathleen Vaughn at Paddington (LCC Hospital), London. The purpose of each exercise is explained by intertitles prior to the footage. One of the women is a former ballerina in her 34th week of pregnancy - she is frequently singled out to demonstrate the poses and at the end of the film she does a small ballet performance. 2 segments.
Keywords: Antenatal Care -- history; Exercise; Parturition; Pregnancy; Human Reproduction; Antenatal Care -- history; Exercise; Parturition; Health care personnel. History of medicine
Downloads: 300
[movies]Blood transfusion : laboratory technique - Wellcome Library
Blood group determination, technique for making hanging drop preparation of the patient, plus groups 2 and sera: microscopical appearances cross matching of recipient and donor cells and sera. 3 segments.
Keywords: Blood Transfusion; Blood Group Antigens; Blood Donors; Blood; Human biology; Blood Transfusion; Blood Group Antigens; Blood Donors; Blood; Health care personnel
Downloads: 503
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